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Battery Safety Procedures for Surface-mining Equipment.
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Recent mine accident data compiled by the Mine Safety and Health Administration indicate a need for better understanding by operators and mechanics of the hazards of lead-acid storage batteries and proper safety precautions to be observed when working with such batteries. This publication will familiarize the miner with lead- acid battery terminology and procedures for safe and proper battery installation, storage, inspection, testing, servicing, and jump starting of engines. These procedures are presented as a guide for assuring battery safety associated with surface mining equipment.
Page last reviewed: March 11, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division